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Company Name:
Firaxis Games
Baltimore, Maryland
United States
Job Type:
Position type:
Full Time
PC / Windows
Experience Level:
Mid-Senior Level
Bachelor's Degree

Senior Graphics Engineer, OpenGL

Senior Graphics Engineer, OpenGL



Firaxis Games is seeking a talented software engineer to act as the primary OpenGL resource for current and future game development needs.  This individual will be a key member of the Firaxis graphics team, and will help our studio break new and exciting ground.



•    Act as a subject-matter expert for OpenGL graphics.

•    Develop, maintain and extend OpenGL backends for an in-house rendering engine.

•    Implement specific rendering solutions for game titles.

•    Research, develop, maintain, and use internal shader development tools.

•    Produce clean, efficient code.  Identify and eliminate performance bottlenecks.

•    Accurately schedule and track development efforts for assigned tasks.



•    3-7 years experience in the real-time graphics space.

•    Significant OpenGL development experience on at least one non-windows platform.

•    Game industry experience is desirable but not required.

•    BS in CS, SE or equivalent.

•    Able to function well in a large, multi-threaded C++ codebase.

•    Proficiency with modern OpenGL APIs (GL4+, GLES3), and shading languages (GLSL, GLSL-ES).  Good working knowledge of D3D11/HLSL.   

•    Understanding of modern GPU architectures and feature sets (desktop and mobile).  

•    Understands the operation of the graphics software stack, and is able to extract maximum performance and stability from OpenGL drivers.

•    Familiarity with contemporary realtime rendering techniques.  Good working knowledge of 3D math and "graphics theory".

•    Comfortable with both object-oriented and data-oriented design, able to apply either paradigm as appropriate.



•    iOS experience strongly preferred.

•    Game console experience a plus.

•    GL Driver development experience a plus.

•    Compiler experience (parsing/analysis/code generation) is useful.



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